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Could We Deflect an Asteroid Headed Towards Earth?

CD Menard, News Writer

January 8, 2020

Everyone has heard about mass extinction events in their science classes, in documentaries, and in poorly translated sci-fi dinosaur movies.  The fantastic content in these mediums have, however, made many people wonder: “How could we prevent something like this from happening to us?” At this ...

State of the Impeachment Trials

Tyler Meeks, News Editor

December 15, 2019

The Trump-Ukraine scandal began this September with a whistleblower complaint to the Intelligence Community Inspector General, making claims of a phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky discussing “the use of office power to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2...

Finals Schedule 2019

Finals Schedule 2019

Fatima Imam, News Writer

December 13, 2019

As the first semester comes to an end, finals are coming up fast, and students need to be informed of the change in schedule during finals week. Students will be taking their final exams from Wednesday, Dec.18th, to Friday, Dec. 20th. School will start at the usual time of 7:35 a.m., however, the scho...

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

December 9, 2019

On December 7, GBS held a very special event; Breakfast with Santa. The event was run by the GBS Choir. The event cost $5 and included McDonald’s pancakes with Starbucks coffee, crafts, music and Santa Claus. There were many crafts to make including candy cane reindeer and Santa beards. Madrigals, on...

Pancakes during PLC

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

December 9, 2019

On December 9, Link Crew will be hosting its last event: Pancakes during PLC. This free, freshman-only event will include homemade pancakes with toppings, hot chocolate, and candy canes. Students will also enjoy the viewing of Home Alone with Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, and their elves. The event will be ...

GPS’s Take 5

GPS’s Take 5

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

November 21, 2019

For over 25 years, the Glenbard Parent Series, or GPS has been hosting events for students and their parents. These 50 events a year focus on helping parents understand the student experience, the effects of social media, suicide-prevention, and the extra pressure on young women. Any parent and the...

Gratitude day 2019

Gratitude day 2019

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

November 20, 2019

 On Wednesday, November 20 , Glenbard South had Glenbard Gratitude Day in the commons. Man students attended the event. Gratitude day was sponsored by the ACTS committee, Advocating Character Through Service. The event was also sponsored by Link Crew, SFS, Key Club, PBIS, and many others.  The notes...

You’re In “Jeopardy,” But Not the Game Show!

CD Menard, News Writer

November 19, 2019

Americans have always taken their privacy very seriously.  It is a substantial principal of our democracy, evidenced even in our founding documents, protecting us from unreasonable search and seizure.  It has been made abundantly evident, that in the common era, big tech companies have been on the...

Ed Posh Scholarship

Ed Posh Scholarship

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

November 15, 2019

Attention Seniors! The local Ed Posh Scholarship has opened its application for this school year. The scholarship is awarded to four students who hold connections to the Village Links, living in Glen Ellyn or attending school in Glen Ellyn. The awarded students will receive $4,000 per year, $16,000 over f...

Chicago teacher strike

Chicago teacher strike

Tyler Meeks, News Editor

November 15, 2019

    After a strike lasting for well over eleven days, Chicago public school teachers returned to the classroom on Friday, November 1st. After picketing day and night and through snow and rain, union leaders and city officials finally came to an agreeable deal, making sure that teachers’ pay would be r...

Facebook Vs Congress

Facebook Vs Congress

Fatima Imam, News Writer

November 14, 2019

  Ever since it was first created, Facebook has grown to be an extensive platform for socializing, communicating and advertising. However, there have been few regulations present to limit anyone from invading others' privacy or advertising illegitimate ideas. This is why when complaints that inform...

Raider thrift store

Raider thrift store

Aisha Sudhir, News Writer/Cartoonist

November 2, 2019

On November 2nd, the Principal's advisory board had a fundraiser. The event was the raider thrift store, which ran from 9 a.m to 3 p.m in the commons. This event was open to the community, all clothes donated by glenbard students. There was a $1 entrance fee plus all clothes cost under $5. All profits will...

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